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Links to Good Astronomy Images

Various Collections of Astrophotos:
Hubble Space Telescope
Hubble Space Telescope at Hubblesite.org
NASA
Archive of "Astronomy Picture of the Day" from NASA
European Southern Observatory (using the Very Large Telescope)
European Southern Observatory (using the Wide-Field Imager)
National Optical Astronomy Observatory (best images)
National Optical Astronomy Observatory (by category)
Ray Gralak's CCD Image Collection
Finger's Lakes Instrumentation
Anglo-Australian Observatory
Objects with Names at the Grasslands Observatory
NGC Objects 1-3600 at the Grasslands Observatory
NGC Objects 3601-7840 at the Grasslands Observatory
by Philip Perkins
Kopernik Observatory
by Jon Kolb
by Robert Gendler
by Jerry Lodriguss
by Chris Deforeit
by Russell Croman
by Bill Walser
by William McLaughlin
by Akira Fujii
by Sven Kohle and Till Credner
by Tony and Daphne Hallas
by Alex Mellinger
at Astrojan
by Dean Jacobsen
by Trent Kjell and Mark Jenkins
by the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope
by Stefan Seip
by Michael Richmann
by Al Kelly
by Preston S. Justis
by Don S. Goldman
by Chuck Vaughn
by Matt BenDaniel
The Modern Observatory
by Bobby Middleton
by Mark de Regt
by George Greaney
using RCOS Ritchey-Chretien telescopes
by Brian Lula
by Chris Cook
by Bob and Janice Fera
by John Gleason (the southern hemisphere)
by John Gleason (the northern hemisphere)
by Johannes Schedler
by Matthew T. Russell

Messier Objects:
Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (by thumbnail image and name)
Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (by name)
Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (by constellation)
Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (by object type)
Astrojan (by image; "mouse over" gives name; clicking gives larger image; different points on thumbnail give different links)
The University of Alabama Astronomy Department
by Jim Burnell
Anglo-Australian Observatory
Grasslands Observatory

By Object Type:

Nebulae:
National Optical Astronomy Observatory (page 1)
National Optical Astronomy Observatory (page 2)
Diffuse Nebula at National Optical Astronomy Observatory
Planetary Nebula at National Optical Astronomy Observatory
by Russell Croman
Bright and Dark Nebula by Chris Deforeit
Planetary Nebula by Chris Deforeit
Emission Nebula at the Anglo-Australian Observatory
Dark Nebula at the Anglo-Australian Observatory
Planetary Nebula at the Anglo-Australian Observatory
Emission Nebula by Bill McLaughlin
Planetary Nebula by Bill McLaughlin
by Robert Gendler
by Jerry Lodriguss
by Bill Walser
by Loke Tan

Globular Star Clusters:
National Optical Astronomy Observatory
by Russell Croman
by Chris Deforeit
The Two Micron Sky Survey
by Jim Burnell

Open Star Clusters:
by Russell Croman
The Two Micron Sky Survey

Star Clusters (Both Open and Globular):
The Anglo-Australian Observatory
by Jerry Lodriguss

Galaxies:
National Optical Astronomy Observatory (page 1)
National Optical Astronomy Observatory (page 2)
National Optical Astronomy Observatory (page 3)
National Optical Astronomy Observatory (Advanced Observing Program)
by Russell Croman
by Chris Deforeit
The Anglo-Australian Observatory
by Bill McLaughlin
by Robert Gendler (very nice huge images)
The Two Micron Sky Survey
by Philip Perkins

Sun:
Solar and Heliospheric Observatory

Planets:
Sky Pics

Comets:
by Jerry Lodriguss
by Akira Fujii
by Loke Tan
Grasslands Observatory

Aurorae Borealis:
by Tom Diana
by Paul Wicklund
by Suzanne Ruby
by Dominic Cantin
by Stan Richard
by Sven Kohle and Till Credner

For Locating Objects:

Constellations Maps:
by David Haworth
Hawaiian Astronomical Association

Sky Maps:
by David Haworth
by John Walker (Generates Clickable Sky Map for an Observable at Any Point on Earth)
Heavens Above (Generates a Star Chart)
Hawaiian Astronomical Association

Milky Way Sky Maps:
by Jerry Lodriguss (clickable image of Northern Sky Milky Way in Fall)
by Jerry Lodriguss (clickable image of Northern Sky Milky Way in Summer)
by Jerry Lodriguss (clickable image of Northern Sky Milky Way in Winter)
by Jerry Lodriguss (clickable image of Southern Sky Milky Way)

Coordinates and Maps for Objects:
Hawaiian Astronomical Association (Messier Objects)
Hawaiian Astronomical Association (100 NGC Objects)
Hawaiian Astronomical Association (Bennett Catalogue)
Hawaiian Astronomical Association (Caldwell Listings)
Hawaiian Astronomical Association (Various Objects)



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